Donald G. Graham

August 6, 2016

Donald G. Graham

DONALD G. GRAHAM – in Woburn, August 6th., at seventy five years of age. Beloved husband of the late Anne (Cuoto) Graham. Father of Jennifer Ann Chinea and her husband Tony of Virginia Beach, VA. Cherished brother of Cynthia Mertz and her husband Curtis of FL. Dear grandfather to Alexandra, Cody, Catherine, and Robbyn and step-grandfather of Andrew and Matthew. Brother-in-law of Helena Couto of N. Chelmsford, Maria Kuentz of TX, and Frances Galvin of Stow. Special uncle to Heather Whitehead and husband Charles. Donald is also survived by loving nieces, nephews, and many friends.Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Funeral Mass, on Saturday, August 20th at 10 a.m., in St. Barbara’s Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn, Interment at Lakeside Cemetery, Wakefield. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Donald’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472.

OBITUARY:

Donald G. Graham passed away unexpectedly Saturday, August 6th at his home. He was the beloved husband of the late Anne (Cuoto) Graham, who just passed away eight weeks ago. Donald was seventy five years of age.

Born in Stoneham, he was the son of the late Robert M. and Mildred M. (Conohan) Graham. Donald was raised and educated in Melrose, graduating from Melrose High School with the Class of 1960. Following high school he continued on to the Art Institute of Boston where he graduated from with a degree in Graphic Arts.

Donald’s professional career which spanned over forty-years was always in the graphic arts and printing industry. After retiring he took on a part time position as a driver for an Assisted Living Facility in Newton, which he truly enjoyed.

In 1994, he married the love of his life Anne Cuoto. They were dedicated to each other for over twenty two years. Sadly Anne was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s Disease and for the next thirteen years, Donald had become her strongest advocate, caretaker and an exceptional husband. He made daily visits each and every day when Sadly, Anne just passed away on June sixth of this year.

Donald was a very well versed man in many different areas. If he didn’t know about something he would immediately search for the information and follow through. He was very detailed and when he set out to do something, he did it and did it well.

Throughout the years Donald had participated in the Woburn Scholarship Fund and the Woburn Business Association.

Sadly, Donald was predeceased by his parents and his wife Anne, just eight weeks ago.

He is survived by his daughter Jennifer Ann Chinea and her husband Tony of Virginia Beach, VA; his sister Cynthia Mertz and her husband Curtis of FL; his grandchildren Alexandra, Cody, Catherine and Robbyn and step-grandchildren, Andrew and Matthew; his sister-in-laws Helena Couto of N. Chelmsford, Maria Kuentz of TX, and Frances Galvin of Stow and his niece, Heather Whitehead and husband Charles. Donald is also survived by loving nieces, nephews, and many friends.Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Funeral Mass, on Saturday, August 20th at 10 a.m., in St. Barbara’s Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn. Interment at Lakeside Cemetery, Wakefield. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Donald’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant Street

Watertown, MA 02472.

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  1. Donald you are in our thoughts & prayers. I hope you are at peace, rest easy. I enjoyed the little time we worked together.

    Jackie Weckbacher

  2. So sorry to hear of Don’s passing. It was nice having Don and Anne as neighbors for so long. He will be missed in the Clinton St. neighborhood.
    Carolyn (MacFarland) Cribbie

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